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South Sudan government agrees to deploy regional force, again

The South Sudan government has agreed to accept the deployment of a UN-mandated regional force in Juba after months of hesitation, a spokesman said.

Shooting in South Sudan's Juba, nine soccer fans killed by unidentified gunman

At least nine people were killed and 11 wounded in South Sudan`s capital, Juba, when an unidentified gunman opened fire on people watching a football match on television at the weekend, a police spokesman said on Monday.

UN peacekeepers failed to respond to South Sudan hotel attack: Inquiry

United Nations peacekeepers failed to respond to an attack on civilians by South Sudanese government troops at the Hotel Terrain in the capital Juba in July, less than a mile from a U.N. compound, a U.N. inquiry found on Tuesday.

South Sudan says rebels kill 21 civilians in ambush

Rebels attacked trucks carrying civilians in South Sudan, killing 21 people, the government said, as violence between rival forces loyal to President Salva Kiir and his former vice president risks dragging the country back into civil war.

156 Indians safely return home from war-torn South Sudan

156 Indians safely return home from war-torn South Sudan

The two Indian Air Force C-17 Globe Masters carrying Indians stranded in South Sudan is back in the country. 

Operation Sankat Mochan: 152 Indians safely land in Thiruvananthapuram from war-torn South Sudan

Operation Sankat Mochan: 152 Indians safely land in Thiruvananthapuram from war-torn South Sudan

The evacuation operation named as `Sankat Mochan` is being headed by Minister of State for External Affairs General (Retd) VK Singh.

'I don't want any more bloodshed in South Sudan': president

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir called on arch-rival Riek Machar on Thursday to meet for talks to salvage peace after days of intense gun battles in the capital Juba.

Operation Sankat Mochan: Indians evacuated safely out of South Sudan - In Pics

Operation Sankat Mochan: Indians evacuated safely out of South Sudan - In Pics

Indians on their way back to country from South Sudan.

Operation Sankat Mochan: Indian rescue team lands in Juba, evacuation begins

Operation Sankat Mochan is in full swing as the rescue team headed by Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh landed in Juba here on Thursday and the process for the evacuation of the stranded Indians began.

'Sankat Mochak' VK Singh arrives in South Sudan; Sushma Swaraj urges Indians to move out

'Sankat Mochak' VK Singh arrives in South Sudan; Sushma Swaraj urges Indians to move out

Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh is at the helm of the government`s `Operation Sankat Mochan` to evacuate Indians from South Sudan.

Ugandan army enters S.Sudan to evacuate citizens: AFP

A heavily-armed Ugandan military convoy crossed into South Sudan on Thursday to evacuate citizens trapped by recent fighting in the capital Juba, an AFP reporter at the border said.

Ugandan army enters S.Sudan to evacuate citizens

A heavily-armed Ugandan military convoy crossed into South Sudan to evacuate trapped citizens.

VK Singh leads 'Operation Sankat Mochan' to evacuate Indians from South Sudan

VK Singh leads 'Operation Sankat Mochan' to evacuate Indians from South Sudan

India has sent two C-17 military transport aircraft to Juba to evacuate Indians from South Sudan.

UN warns of new South Sudan fighting as humanitarian crisis grow

UN warns of new South Sudan fighting as humanitarian crisis grow

The United Nations warned Wednesday of the risk of fresh fighting in South Sudan after days of deadly gun battles that have sent thousands of people fleeing and prompted the urgent evacuation of foreign nationals.

Operation Sankat Mochan: VK Singh to lead evacuation of Indians from South Sudan

Operation Sankat Mochan: VK Singh to lead evacuation of Indians from South Sudan

South Sudan's capital is witnessing heavy fighting due to clashes between former rebels and government soldiers in several parts of the city.

South Sudan's vice president leaves Juba, not seeking war

South Sudan's vice president leaves Juba, not seeking war

South Sudan`s vice president has withdrawn with his troops to outside of Juba but is not planning for war, his spokesman said on Wednesday, as a ceasefire that ended heavy fighting with the president`s forces entered its third day.

Ceasefire holds for second day in South Sudan capital

A ceasefire in South Sudan`s capital appeared to hold for a second straight day after an intense fighting.

Three quarters of South Sudanese need humanitarian aid: UN

Three-quarters of the population of South Sudan needs humanitarian aid after four days of deadly fighting, the UN`s World Food Programme director Etharin Cousin told AFP on Tuesday.

At least 36,000 people displaced by S.Sudan violence since Friday: UN

At least 36,000 people have fled their homes in Juba.

U.N. says 36,000 civilians seek shelter in South Sudan capital

United Nations called on Tuesday for free movement and protection of civilians fleeing fighting in the South Sudanese capital of Juba, where it said at least 36,000 displaced people are seeking shelter in UN sites and other locations.